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Future Australian LHD Begins Sea Trials

Future Australian LHD Begins Sea Trials

NUSHIP Canberra, the first of two Landing Helicopter Dock ships being built for the Australian Defence Force, sailed yesterday for the first time under her own propulsion as part of the sea trials and testing program. Canberra departed the BAE […]


Russia Outlines Structure of Future Aerospace Defenses

Russia Outlines Structure of Future Aerospace Defenses

Russia‚Äôs aerospace defense network will consist of four subdivisions after 2015, a spokesman for the Aerospace Defense Forces (VKO) said Friday. According to Major General Sergei Yagolnikov, the aerospace defenses will include a space- and ground-based intelligence-gathering and missile early […]


India orders bribery probe into Rolls-Royce deal

India orders bribery probe into Rolls-Royce deal

India’s defense ministry has ordered an investigation into the purchase of jet fighter engines from Britain’s Rolls-Royce in a deal reportedly worth $1.6 billion, an official said Monday. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will probe allegations of kickbacks over […]


China backs ‘principles’ on Ukraine as Russia claims agreement

China backs ‘principles’ on Ukraine as Russia claims agreement

China, which consistently says it opposes interference in other countries’ internal affairs, is looking to “maintain principles” on Ukraine, it said Monday after Russia insisted the two were in broad agreement. Moscow has appeared keen to stress that it has […]


Saab Signs Contract for RBS 70 with Brazilian Army

Saab Signs Contract for RBS 70 with Brazilian Army

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract on deliveries of the RBS 70 VSHORAD (very short range air defence system) to the Brazilian Army. The order has a value of approximately MSEK 80 and comprises deliveries of man-portable […]


Russian Navy conducts training exercises

Russian Navy conducts training exercises

As Russian President Vladimir Putin moves to extend Russia’s military presence in eastern Ukraine and the Crimean Peninsula amid civil unrest in the region, more than 3,500 Russian naval infantry and coastal forces from the Western and Central Military Districts […]


US halts military engagements with Russia over Ukraine crisis

US halts military engagements with Russia over Ukraine crisis

The United States on Monday suspended all military engagements with Russia because of the crisis in Ukraine, including military exercises and port visits, as part of Washington’s response to Moscow’s seizure of Crimea. The announcement from the Pentagon came hours […]


Measures Implemented to Enhance Safety in the Indian Navy

Indian naval dockyard explosion/fire

The Indian Navy, in recent years, has taken a quantum leap in operational ability with the induction of a large number of sophisticated platforms, deployed across all three dimensions. The fast pace of operations, accentuated by increasing complexities often puts […]


Reports of Ukraine ultimatum ‘total nonsense’ – Russian Defense Ministry

Reports of Ukraine ultimatum ‘total nonsense’ – Russian Defense Ministry

Russia denies reports that it issued an ultimatum to Ukrainian armed forces in Crimea, according to the Interfax news agency which cites an official from Russia’s Black Sea Fleet. The official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry described information about […]


 
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